Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction (Release 1)
This unit of competency SISFFIT049 Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction covers what is required to identify how exercise science principles (also known as exercise training principles) apply to fitness instruction, and use those principles in the design and ongoing modification of exercise programs for clients.
The elements and performance criteria include:
- Identify information sources for exercise science principles relevant to fitness instruction.
1.1. Identify credible sources of evidence-based information about exercise science principles that are relevant to fitness instruction.
1.2. Review information and identify how exercise science principles relate to safe and optimum training and client fitness improvements.
1.3. Interpret exercise science terminology and its application to fitness instruction.
- Incorporate exercise science principles in fitness instruction.
2.1. Identify relevance of exercise science principles to individual clients at different stages and levels of exercise activity.
2.2. Design programs for individual clients that consider client characteristics and goals and appropriate exercise science principles.
2.3. Monitor and adjust programs consistent with exercise science principles.
- Maintain and update knowledge of exercise science.
3.1. Identify and use opportunities to update and expand knowledge of exercise science relevant to scope of practice for personal trainers.
3.2. Use critical thinking processes to evaluate changing and emerging evidence-based information and its application to fitness instruction.
Purchase the materials:
- Learner’s Assessment Workbook;
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks;
- Powerpoint Slides;
- Supplementary Notes;
- RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant);
- Third Party Report; and,
- Assessment Matrix